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    September 18, 2012
    4:55 - 5:30am EDT  

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goal. >> september is blood cancer awareness month. golfers are raising money for the leukemia and lymphoma society. a great cause. hopefully they will have great weather. loren cook will let us know about the roads. no problems yet. that's going to change soon. the rain is starting to come down hard. rain always leads to a pretty hectic commute. >> we need it. we need it. >> there is also patch you are which i fog as well. -- patchy fog out there as well. let me show you what is going on, pennsylvania, you are getting the bulk of the rain, in to the afternoon, we will see a share of rain around our area, early as this morning, be prepared as you head out the door. maryland's most powerful radar, we slide to pennsylvania around redding, see it around york, state college, altuna, pick a spot, a shield of rain across
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the area. hagerstown, getting in on the rain. to the bus stop this morning, make sure you have the rain gear , there is the fog i'm talking about. temperatures not bad. we are above average but very humid for this morning and also this afternoon. temperature coming in at 78 degreess we have the thunderstorms to talk about. let's get a check of the time saver traffic with loren cook. good morning. it's going be rough. >> going to be a hectic commute. the rain is coming down hard right now in harford county. particularly in bel air, as well as on interstate 70. a live look, west of the beltway, you want to be extra careful in you are traveling in the area, fog a concern, expect reduced visibility. checking out the beltway, a live look at the northwest corner at old court road. no delays whatsoever, you are looking at an 11 minute ride on the outer loop, 795, down to 95, 695, remaining clear from packville up towards towson, if
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you are using the jfx, no delays 695 to east fayette, an 11 minute ride. that's a look at you time save traffic, meagan, over to you. car seats and booster seats are designed to keep you kids safe while you are on the road. they can cause more injuries. parents make significant mistakes when they are putting the seats in. some of the biggest errors include using the wrong harness slot, not skewing the seat well enough and improper lap belt placement. the most important thing to know, is the type of seat to use depending on your child's age and size. experts say that kids one through three should ride in rei facing car seats. children 4-7 facing forward in the seats with a harness until they reach a certain weight. height limit with kids 8-12
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should be in booster seats until they are big enough to use seat belts. a new app is helping mill they families better budget finances. we will explain when we come back.
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managing the family budget can be tricky and a balancing act. for military families, even more of a challenge. when they are on deployment, there are increases to help the family back home. when the member comes home, the extra pay stops. now there is an app for iphones, it is called military money, it gives familys the tools they need to finances, and basically reduce the debt that they have. the create ser hoping to have it available for android users soon. bad case of parking lot rage lands an edgewater woman behind bars. good morning maryland at 5:00 starts now.
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700 miles away from here. teachers on the picket lane, a group gathers to show support for them. it's those get frustrated when you are behind the wheel of a car. police say one woman went too far. september to remember continues, orioles beat the mariners, who is next for the o's we have details on that. people are celebrating the big win. >> it was awesome. >> i believe the next game will be late too. lynette charles has a look at the forecast today. looks like you are going to want to have the kids wear rain jacket. on the roads, you have to allow for extra time. the rain leads to a hectic
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commute. i'm tracking the delays now and have your complete report coming up. we actually have a chance for severe weather, maybe isolated tornados are possible in to the afternoon. we will be here to keep you abreast of the situation, maryland's most powerful radar, dealing with light rain across the area. the heaviest rain is towards the north and west. in to pennsylvania we can zoom in on areas , the roads are slick out there, you need to be careful along i-70, bridgeport, woods bureau, walkersville. we can see westminster, manchester, taking i-83, pennsylvania, york, wet roads, also around jeretsville and delta, wet roads this morning make sure you take it easy on the roadways. now a check of the time saver traffic with loren cook. you will want to expect
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reduced visibility. the rain is coming down hard along interstate 70, 83, here is a live look at the harrisburg expressway, hunt valley, notice the rain drops on the camera, do expect slick conditions, no delays as you head down towards 695, another area hit hard right now is the northeast corridor of 95, bel air, if you are traveling in this area, be extra careful, as you continue to travel down 95, in to the city, no delay as at the fort mc henry tunnel. an 8 minute ride from the beltway to the toll plaza, 695, going to be in great shape, no delays parkville up towards towson, if you are traveling to the west side of the beltway, now no problems to report traveling the outer loop from 795s down towards 95. that will take you 11 minutes. the teachers strike in
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chicago enters the 7th day today. it has kept 350,000 students out of the classroom. it's the first teachers strike in chicago in 25 years, the two sides will gather this afternoon, this morning, though, baltimore community activists are gathering to show support for the teachers. sherrie johnson is live with more on why they are supporting the teachers. >> reporter: they definitely want to get out there and show support. they will be here this afternoon about 3:30 p.m., they will have a picket line at the direction of cold spring lane and falls road in north baltimore. we are here in front of western high school, this is where they are going to hit the streets if the picket line and want to support teachers defying big business and mayor. they want to support those making sacrifices for students, teachers, workers and communities everywhere. a judge scheduled a hearing on a possible injunction to end
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the chicago teachers strike for wednesday at 10:30 a.m., city attorneys filed a brief. the union is deciding whether to end the walkout if delegates call off the strike, students could be in class by wednesday. labor and education experts have called it a good deal for the union, including pay raises in a bad economy and appeals process for new teacher evaluations. >> it's straight forward. our goal is to do everything we can possibly to get the children back in school. >> it was simple. they need time to go back to their members. they need to think about what this represents. we have gone without pay for five days. that's an important decision that wasn't made lightly. when they come back they want to do it with a clear conscience. >> reporter: once again, a number of activists will be out here at the corner of cold spring lane and falls road.
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sherrie johnson, abc2 news. a case of parking rage landed an edgewood woman behind bars. this happened in a parking lot on the avenue in white marsh. linda so is live this morning at baltimore county police headquarters. what is this woman charged with? >> reporter: facing a numb of charges including first and second degree assault. her bail set at $1 million, police say brandy in edgewood got in to a fight with another woman over a parking space friday night. aims got back in to her car, hit the woman, and pinned her against another car. that's not at all, a bystander became her second target. >> when she observed the second person, trying to get a tag number and take pictures, she drove at that victim, striking her as well. >> reporter: the person was able to give police enough
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information so that they could arrest aims at her home on monday. linda so, abc2 news. a police report gives us new details behind the arrest of a baltimore paramedic. the 31 year old slapped a drunk woman while she was on the stretcher. the victim was not combative. white began ramming her in to the stretcher, he lifted her by her neck and smashed her body in to the headrest. the president of the firefighters union believes the level of patient care was not as good as it should be but says shawn white shouldn't have been arrested. >> a lot of them get belligerent, arrogant, trying to instruct the person, the paramedic how to do his job. >> white is charged with two counts of second degree assault. the incidents were caught on video and reported by a colleague of white's. a big win for the baltimore
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orioles. you may have been sleeping when it happened because it was a late night. they beat the mariners, final score 10- 4, o's are within half a game of first place, new york yankees, baltimore opened a 3-game cushion over the los angeles angels for a second al wild card spot. the a's are in the first post season tickets on sale on saturday morning. there are ways to get on that presale ticket list, you can enter for a chance to win presales at orioles.com/post season. you have until noon today. if you have chosen, you are going to receive an email with the presale info with exclusive on line sales that start thursday at 2:00. the final option is the public sale. this saturday, at 10:00 a.m. on the ore controls website. the orioleses will play against the mariners tonight. first pitch, 10:10. time for a check on the
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weather. it's rainy morning. is that the team all day? >> pretty much the theme all day. you can see, behind me, baltimore, north, is getting wet worth. baltimore south, dealing with drier weather. that's not going to last long. let me broad p oh tut view for you so you can see what is going on. most of the wet weather is towards the north and also the west and the south. coming in as we go through time. be prepared for that. we zoom out, this is all the moisture that still has to move in here. we have all today, and then we have a cold front sliced back across michigan, that's going to make its way in here and enhance the severe weather threat in to the afternoon. let's get a check of the time saver traffic and loren cook. we are dealing with heavy rain along interstate 70. if you are traveling in that area this morning, do expect slick conditions, unfortunately, the rain is going the be pretty intense as well in north maryland.
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the harrisburg expressway, be careful, no delays as of yet. that's going to be the good news, nice and clear from shawan to 695, here is a live lack outsides at 695s parkville, harford road. no problems getting down towards 95, traveling the outer loop towards providence road. the weather is putting a damper on what health officials had planned for today in the fight against west nile. we will tell you about when you can see them in you area. okay, what'ya havin?
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spraying for west nile virus has been rescheduled. it was planned to be today. because of the weather it's been canceled. they are changing the date to monday and monday october 1st. lit start at 7:30 in the evening. it's scheduled to take place in
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catonsville tomorrow and wednesday. that is whether or not the weather cooperates. spraying there will be start at 7:30, 2 people tied in maryland because of west nile virus this year. experts believe this is going to be the worst year on record for the virus nationwide. if you haven't looked outside, not prettiest morning and not going to be the prettiest day today. >> it is going to be gloomy. we are going to have lots of cloud cover around. we have the storm system on the move. you can see the wet weathers basically from the southeast to the northeast, it's coming down, see some of the yellows and oranges, the moderate to heavy rain, we will be concerned with flash flooding. 2.5 inches of rain falling and also the storm prediction center has us in a risk for severe weather this afternoon. we are looking at isolated tornados and damaging winds. going to keep you updated on the information. this is happening, we are
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waiting for the cold front to move through the area, it's a strong cold front, that's what is going to bring the chance for severe weather this afternoon. it's going to be windy behind the front. ahead of it, dealing with the humid weather this morning and also this afternoon, and then we dry out nicely and cool things off as we go in to tomorrow. right now, temperatures coming in at 69 degrees baltimore, annapolis 71 degrees, 66 manchester. good morning to you. 68 now in chestertown, denton 71. haverly great rain this morning. future trend picking up on what is going on. still more showers, we will have a wet commute this morning and this afternoon, when the thunderstorms will roll in to the picture. see those oranges and reds, that's heavy rain and downpours, we clear out nicely through the overnight in to tomorrow. thursday and friday looks stellar as well. this is the hour by hour forecast for you as we will have the rain by lunchtime,
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storms by 3:00 p.m., the temperature at 78 degrees, we will get breezy on wednesday, thursday will be nice, temperature 76. that trend will continue in to friday with the wet weather moving back in for sunday. the ravens play late in the evening. the rain will be gone by then. now a check of the time saver traffic with loren cook. unfortunately we are dealing with the rain as well as fog, you want to expect reduced visibility across the region, interstate 70 getting hit hard. the conditions are going to be extremely slick. that will continue as we head north up to the harrisburg expressway, a lot of rain pouring down, and it's going to get whose as you head up towards pennsylvania. as we check in and look outside, up in harford county, 95, 152 k no delays now, the rain coming down from haverly grace and bel air, 695, no
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delays in overly but traffic picking up at bel air road. estimated 1 in 3 adults and one in every six children are obese. ist a condition that can lead to health problems including cardiovascular and diabetes, leading researchers will meet in nosh to discuss the state of oh -- knock to discuss the state of obesity. >> the numbers continue to increase in terms of the number of adults and children become ing bees and overweight. the epidemic will continue to grow unless major changes are made in the terms of people's tieet and behave. >> doctors need to get back to the basics to help patients make healthier food choices. topless pictures of the
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to urban areas where you don't need a car. there are those who are blaming social media. a study did find that 46% of 18- 24 year olds, would choose internet access over owning a car and the first big right of passage is the first cell phone not your first car anymore. stay with us, it's been a year that it dominated the headlines all over the country. talking about convicted pedophile and former penn state football coach, jerry sandusky, back in the news this morning. we will tell you what this is about. his latest court appearance just ahead. save the coins. a guy passes away, 200 bucks in his bank account but a whole lot of gold in his house.
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